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Postdoc in statistics/data science (3 years)
University of Oslo

Company Information: The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important part of world’s science.

Position Title: Postdoc in statistics/data science (3 years)

Duties and Responsibilities: Applications are invited for a 3 year postdoc position in Statistics/Data Science at the Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE), University of Oslo (UiO), Norway.

The postdoc will work on a series of exciting projects on the integration of complex and high dimensional bio-molecular data, developing new statistical and machine learning methodologies and algorithms for estimation, classification and prediction. Quantifying uncertainties will be important.

More details are given in the call:

Position Qualifications: Candidates will have expertise in statistical modelling, computationally intensive inference, high dimensional machine learning approaches. The ideal candidate has also some experience in genomics or molecular biology, though this is not a requirement. The appointed candidate will have full operational responsibility for her/his research within the project. Applicants must hold a PhD in statistics, mathematics, data science, computer science or in other relevant fields.

Salary Range: 65000 – 75000 USD

Benefits: – Three years full time employment
– Annual paid leave for 5 weeks, plus public holidays
– Attractive welfare benefits and membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
– Public health services through membership of the National Insurance Scheme
– Participation in the Postdoctoral Career Programme at the Faculty of Medicine of UiO


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Application Deadline: 11/03/2017